We saw the rise and fall of embedded plugins. But are custom UI integrations now back in style?
As APIs become an expected feature of software businesses, the most popular web services extend their developer platforms. Many go beyond an external API and allow partners to integrate right into their interfaces. Read more
Some of the most powerful tech is now built fully on an API backbone. Web APIs are great because they can deliver data and functionality over HTTP — or other protocols — meaning agnostic client platforms, easier evolvability, and more efficient designs. Read more
When we think of Application Programming Interfaces — APIs — we may not immediately pair them with User Interface design. Implemented as a background tool, APIs are largely in the hands of developers, and technical documentation has a natural reputation of being elusive for laymen. Read more